Staff

ARTHUR KINNEY
Director
Arthur Kinney is currently the Thomas W. Copeland Professor of Literary History, University of Massachusetts Amherst. He holds an M.S. from Columbia University; and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Kinney has been a member of the Department of English faculty at the University of Massachusetts Amherst since 1966.

JEFFREY GOODHIND
Librarian
BA, History, Bard College; MA, Library Science (Archives and Records Management), Simmons College.
Responsible for maintaining the library, archiving scholarly papers, developing digital collections, assisting patrons with research, and answering reference questions.

DAVID KATZ
Curator
Ph.D. student, English UMass.
Responsible for cataloging the majority of the Center's modern books and managing the collection. Works with Director on book acquisitions and designs displays of rare materials. Currently at work on a cataloging and digitization project of manuscript material in the Center's rare printed books.

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ALISON KIRALY
Program Director
BA, Sarah Lawrence College; MA, Library Science, University of Pittsburgh
Responsible for program planning and coordination for all Center events, educational outreach, grant writing, marketing and publicity.

 

SONIA BRAND-FISHER
Office Manager
BA, Smith College
Responsible for managing the Center’s administrative systems, supporting the organization of office finances, and facilitating communication between the Center and the UMass community.

 

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